Q. What is the objective of scheme?
A. To help cooperative institutions access innovative ideas of young professionals while the interns will gain experience of working in the field to be self-reliant. It would also provide an opportunity to professionals from academic institutions to develop leadership and entrepreneurial roles through cooperatives as Farmers Producers Organizations (FPO).
Q. Which all are the bodies involved?
A. The scheme is an initiative by National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC), the cooperative sector development finance organization.
Q. What is Eligibility under scheme?
A. Professional graduates in disciplines such as Agriculture and allied areas, IT etc. will be eligible for internship. Professionals who are pursuing or have completed their MBA degrees in Agri-business, Cooperation, Finance, International Trade, Forestry, Rural Development, Project Management etc. will also be eligible.
Q. What all are significance and expected impacts of the scheme?
A. Will assist cooperative institutions access new and innovative ideas of young professionals moreover interns will gain experience of working in the field giving confidence to be self-reliant.